The number of lambs born in the United Kingdom has fallen to a 30-year low after a year of bad weather, culminating in blizzards.
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
Street lighting is changing insect ecosystems in towns and cities, a study has found.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
A man who urged his dog to attack and kill badgers kept footage of the brutal fights on his phone, a court heard today.
Monday 21 May 2012
Vietnam's rare mammals may be sliding towards extinction, but Britain's rarest butterfly is going from strength to strength, a series of contrasting announcements makes clear today.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Men's sperm count could be reduced by exposure to chemicals in the environment, according to research.
Saturday 21 April 2012
A judicial review is to be held into the Government's decision to allow badgers to be killed in England to halt the spread of bovine TB.
Friday 20 April 2012
Wednesday 04 April 2012
A technique used in the UK to remove meat from animal bones is to be banned this month following a moratorium by the European Commission, it was announced today.
Monday 02 April 2012
Hope lives on among fans that the franchise will be revived but perhaps it's better not to go back – even today the first two Earthworm Jim games are jewels of the genre, always there to pick you up when you need a little rampant absurdity in your life.
Monday 19 March 2012
Much of Britain's wildlife, from dragonflies to water voles, face a difficult summer because of the drought, the Environment Agency has warned.
Monday 19 March 2012
Exceptional dry spell threatens species from trees to tadpoles
Sunday 18 March 2012
Conservation thriller with no end of rats
Wednesday 14 March 2012
Vital medical research is being "choked off" because airlines and ferry companies are refusing to bring animals into the country for testing in the face of pressure from animals' rights activists, a former science minister has warned.
Sunday 04 March 2012
Our writer finds in the story of the police horse lent to Rebekah Brooks a Swiftian satire that highlights animal nobility and human awfulness
Saturday 03 March 2012
Nine more farms in England have been hit by the Schmallenberg virus, the midge-borne livestock infection that can cause birth deformities in lambs and calves.
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